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A cyber attack doesn’t need to be sophisticated to be dangerous

A-hack-doesnt-have-to-be-sophisticated-to-work-_459_40104699_0_14098092_300-300x240When people talk about specific cyber attacks, they very often focus on how sophisticated the hack was. Many newscasters love to discuss how refined a hacker’s methods are, propping the cyber criminal up as a highly intelligent individual who found his or her way to the wrong side of the law. While it is true that many cyber criminals are smart and use high-level techniques in their attacks, stating that all cyber attacks are sophisticated is missing the point. Continue reading